Posts By Jedha Dening

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Jedha Dening is a contributing health and beauty writer for Zwivel. She specializes in crafting compelling words for B2B & B2C health companies and publications worldwide.

wound dressings

Wound healing follows a very distinct pattern of four phases. Proper hygiene, a healthy diet, and the right amount of exercise are all critical components of your recovery. Following your plastic surgeon’s instructions will help expedite wound healing and avoid complications. Speedy recovery after plastic surgery depends strongly on your lifestyle habits, choice of plastic surgeon, and actions pre- and postsurgery.…

Foods for dry skin

Skin dryness occurs as a result of changes in the epidermal barrier, the outermost layer of skin. The most predominant nutritional deficiency associated with dry, flaky skin is lack of essential fatty acids, such as omega-3. Vitamin E-rich foods provide antioxidant and inflammatory protection that improves skin’s moisture. Restoring beneficial gut bacteria by way of probiotics and prebiotics helps decrease…

Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a high fat, low-carbohydrate diet that has shown promise in treating diabetes and several other chronic diseases. Studies also indicate that weight loss results are significantly better than what can be achieved through traditional low-fat diets. The ketogenic diet is generally considered safe, even for cardiac health, as long as you choose the right types of fat.…

how long fillers last

With time, facial fat loses volume and gradually shifts downwards, resulting in sunken cheeks, unsightly jowls, and dark circles under the eyes. Dermal fillers provide an effective no-knife solution to these aesthetic concerns. According to a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2,600,868 filler treatments were performed last year the United States alone. This is in large…

seniors on the beach

Finding an unusual spot on your skin can raise alarm bells. Noticing a small skin lesion that appears to be growing rapidly is an even greater cause for concern. While at first you may think that it's a melanoma, you most likely have a more benign skin condition known as a keratoacanthoma. First described in 1889 by English surgeon Sir Jonathan…

How to reverse sun damage

Over time, the sun's rays can add years to your looks. Fortunately, some of that damage can be reversed. We spoke with four skin experts about the unwanted effects of sun exposure, and the different steps that can be taken to prevent or actually reverse the damage. Here's what they had to say. What the sun does to your skin…

weight loss

Losing 50 or 100+ lbs. of excess weight is an achievement to be proud of. The problem is that a lean, toned body was what you had in mind -- overhanging, loose skin definitely isn't something you signed up for. Sure, you’re over the moon because your health has improved in so many ways. But when you took the steps to…

skincare science

The anti-aging industry is booming, and the demand for antioxidant-rich foods and beauty products is one of the major factors that are contributing to this growth. An increasing number of food and skincare companies are selling the promise of prolonged youth. In fact, recent reports indicate that the global anti-aging market was valued at USD 140.3 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach…

surgery diet

Eating the right foods pre- and post-surgery can help speed up your recovery by giving your body the nutrients it needs to minimize swelling, inflammation, and scarring.  We spoke with three expert plastic surgeons to discuss the perfect foods to eat before and after your cosmetic procedure. How your diet can help with healing When you’re considering a surgical procedure, you have…

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